A grand opening was held Monday evening for the new Hicks Family Nissan dealership located in the 3000 block of IH-69.

The dealership has been in the planning since 2014, and the Hicks family believe this area is a prime spot for a new auto dealership.

"It's the confidence that we have in 78380 zip code and the belief that this is the automotive corridor of the future. we are going to continue to see this grow in a way that I think will be good for our city and good for us long-term," Charlie Hicks said.

Among those in attendance: Mayor Joe McComb, Izzy the Islander, Stinger Ray, and the Calallen Wildcats cheerleaders.

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